Boondocking Safety

Do I Need a Gun to Protect Myself When Boondocking?

Many RV boondockers keep one or more guns with plenty of ammunition on hand. Most take the attitude that anything can happen when camping on...

Will I Get Attacked by Wild Animals When Boondocking?

Generally, no. It’s rare to have a wild animal attack you at your campsite. Most animals you’ll encounter at your campsite are squirrels, chipmunks, and...

Will Rocky, Bumpy Roads Damage my RV?

Some RVers are concerned that driving their motorhome or towing a trailer over rocky, bumpy roads will damage their RV. It depends on how rocky...

Will My Cats Be Safe If We Go Boondocking?

Many boondockers have cats too. But is boondocking safe for cats? Is Boondocking Safe for Cats? Most of them don’t let their cats wander outside...

Do I Have to Worry About Bears When Boondocking?

Generally, no. Stories of bears attacking campers are overblown by movies and television shows for dramatic effect. Grizzly bear attacks occur in Alaska and Canada,...

Will My RV Get Broken into While Boondocking?

One of the biggest myths about boondocking is that you are more vulnerable to attacks from burglars, thieves, vandals, gangs, and other criminals. The truth...

Is Boondocking Safe?

Yes, boondocking is just as safe as camping at an RV Park or developed campground. Exposure to danger is has more to do with where...

Is Boondocking Dangerous?

Boondocking is no more dangerous than staying in RV parks or campgrounds. In fact, boondocking is much less dangerous. Criminals looking to steal RVs and...